Itziar was born in Pamplona (Spain) in 1986. She received the Engineer degree in Telecommunications from Public University of Navarra, Pamplona, (Spain) in 2010. In 2011 she did a Master in Communications at the same university. In 2015, she obtained her Ph.D. degree, cum laude, in Communications at Public University of Navarra, Pamplona (Spain).
Since 2010, she was a Ph.D student and junior researcher at the Antenna Group of Public University of Navarra. From September 2011 to April 2012, she was also working as visiting research scientist in RAL Space at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory at Harwell Oxford, UK. In 2014, she joined the Anteal Team as R&D Engineer. In 2015 se became the CTO of the THz department which was later called the Radar Department. From the en of 2018 she is the Anteral's CEO.
Her research lines are focused on the development of mw-wave and THz receivers, antenna and radar technology development. She is a contributor author to the book “Semiconductor THz Technology”, she has published several international journal papers and more than 25 national and international conference papers. Itziar is reviewer of R&D projects for the European Commission. She is one of the developers of uRAD: Universal Radar, brand under which Anteral has included all the radar technology development. Itziar is also one of the women innovation examples of the "Innovactoras" program promoted by Maria Beunza and Happening consulting.